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Southern Fried Chicken Nachos

Serves

6-8

Ingredients

Amount Ingredient
1 bag TOSTITOS® Original Restaurant Style
2 cups Cheddar Gravy
1 cup Bacon Braised Collards
12 pc Fried Chicken Thigh Strips
To Make the Gravy:
2 cups Milk
1 pkg Peppered Gravy Mix
1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
To Make the Collards:
1 cup Bacon, raw diced
1 bunch Collards, chopped
1 cup Chicken Broth
To Make the Chicken:
2 lbs Chicken Thighs, deboned, seasoned or brined
1 pkg Crispy Chicken Fry Batter Mix
½ cup Buttermilk

How to Make

Directions
On serving platter, arrange 1 bag of TOSTITOS® chips.
Prepare gravy according to package directions, slowly whisk in cheddar cheese until blended.
In medium cast iron pan, cook bacon until slightly crisp. Add collards and cook for 8 minutes until wilted. Add chicken broth and braise for 10 mins.
Prepare chicken according to package, batter dipping with buttermilk, and mix. Deep fry or bake until internal temperature is 165 °F and golden brown.
Top chips with gravy, spoon on drained collards, top with fried chicken.
Southern Spicy Tip: Finish with more gravy and garnish with a generous splash of hot sauce and pickles.